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, representing a nearly $1.9 billion loss for the company. groupon stock popped following rumors that google might be planning a takeover. groupon shares hit $4.69, the highest level in 3 weeks, after rumors spread that google could be considering a buy of the coupon company. groupon rejected a $6- billion bid from google prior to going public. but bloomberg news reports since groupon's market share has fallen in value, google is considering another offer. both google and groupon have declined comment. google is turning into a shopper's friend this christmas. 80% of people are googling their research on christmas purchases before buying. however, julia krueger of google says this doesn't necessarily mean shopping habits are transitioning to online- only. "they want to feel confident about what they're buying, and feel like they are getting a good value. so not everybody looks for the lowest price, but very often they want to feel good about the price they are paying. so even if it's within a few dollars, it may be a better purchase for someone to buy it locally or to be able to know that the
: made in america may be an emerging trend. apple isn't the first. google announced its new media streaming device is made in the usa. speculation is now rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture. some see apple's decision as a pr move. one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. they should intentionally think of their shareholders but also stake holders. people on the ground working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low worker wages and low shipping costs were some of the reasons companies moved their manufacturing overseas. fuel costs are up and worker wages in china have risen 15 to 20% in recent years. >> after doing some downsizing starbucks is back to brewing up expansion plans. they include yet another san francisco store at market and sanchez. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman tells us some are trying to grind that to a halt. >> reporter: there are 85 starbucks properties in san francisco. could we 86 the 86th? >> it will change the character. >> ity it will be a good addition. >> reporter: starbucks wants to add 15
for this week. coming up monday, how people are turning to google for christmas gift ideas. from all of us at first business, thank you for watching, and happy chanukah! >>> tragedy at last nights raider game. the fall that led to a fan being seriously injured. >>> two south bay restaurants evacuated after a fire. the reason the recent storms is to blame. >>> a strong earthquake jolts the same area of last years quake and tsunami. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday, december 7th i'm brian flores. >> and i'm pam cook. time now almost 4:30. rosemary orozco is in for steve today. so after the big storm steve decided he needed ha little break. >> he's a little tired. good morning, to you. happy friday. we are in for a dry weekend. modest warming trend under way. we are waking up a lo
unfortunately expected today. >> give me shelter. a report says google managed to hide big money from uncle sam overseas but they did it without breaking any laws. >>> tom on top. do you know what i'm talking about? days after welcoming a new baby daughter tom brady takes charge in a big "monday night football" rout. >> he's so dreamy. >> you heard it here. >> tom brady is the definition of dreamy. i'm happy to say it. >> what about his wife. >> she's dreamy, too. there's a lot of dreamy going on in that family. >> welcome back to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i stayed up way too late watching that game last night. >> apparently. >>> our top story this hour is the weather. more storms expected to smack into the south. yesterday, a large swath of that region from louisiana to florida was hit with severe weather. there were reports that tornadoes did touch down and take a look at this video. a man in birmingham, alabama was talking to a reporter about how bad the weather was when this happened. >> we had dogs, he was in the cage -- oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god. you all
will amount to about $16 million u.s. starbucks along with google and amazon have been using legal loopholes to minimize their corporate taxes in britain. execs of all three companies recently got a public -- >> despite the fact that starbucks, how much money it makes. it's kind of like a drop in the bucket. >> well, yeah. yesterday we pointed out that between all the various ways that starbucks takes there is really nothing left, nothing at all left for profits. today what the company announced is that they are going to take the money that they pay in royalties and the money they pay on inter-company events like loans, and here going to no longer take deductions. what does this mean in reality? in practice it means there will be money, more money, for starbucks to pay as corporation tax, but here's the thing. >> okay. >> they say they'll pay maybe $50 million this year. the numbers are still being worked out. similar amount next year. well, you might have gotten that the british say, oh, yes, nice round of applause. not a bit of it. people are saying in this country tonight fair enough, sta
mutual funds, et cetera. a lot big names, google, amazon, netflix. but nontechnology names as well. dollar tree, mattel, starbucks, wynn. broad swath of economy this index tracks. lori: throwing in to image theenasdaq 100 funds? >> that what we think will happen next few days. they try to mimic. try to buy all the same stocks in all of those same 100 stocks. we think a nice pop up. we will not, today, though. it was down now. but what we'll not see is a huge pop up because that usually happened and is reserved for the s&p 500,. when stocks get added in there. that's when we see a bigger sort of investor base react to that it may be a while. google, for example, had to wait two years before included in the s&p 500. facebook may have to wait a little bit as well. certainly something that is --. lori: nice job. gives more clout being in the nasdaq 100. melissa: great report. place your bets. it is not a horse race. it is a royal baby race. prince william has rushed to be by his wife's bedside as she is treated for severe nausea at king edward hospital in london. odds makers are rushin
google and starbucks bring it home again. why isn't that being discussed? >> good point. there's a lot of interest in corporate tax reform. we got basically the highest rate in the industrialized world, 35%. that rate should be 25% if ot lower in order to put us at just on a level playing field with the kinds of tax systems that european tax systems have, and that's a -- you're talking about downtown lobbyists and k street, a lot of interest in the business community for that reform. it takes energy of political capital to make those changes. there's a tradeoff in dealing with the cliff and the immediate tax increases on individuals and the capacity to also think more fundamentally. tracy: i hear you. there shouldn't be a tradeoff. we knew it was coming. we saved it for the last minute. it's like people taking laxatives to lose the last five pounds before a wedding. it doesn't work. alex, former ways and means committee, chief economy, it frtrates me, sir, thanks for being here. >> all right, thanks for having me on. tracy: you have a burger, and it's back on again. we have a fox busin
myriad alibis i hear from today's action. apple's losing share to google, it doesn't have the right phones in europe, nokia's making a comeback, the mini isn't selling, there's no special dividend, we've got a stock chart that is the -- >> sell, sell, sell, sell! >> excuse me for a moment while i get nauseated. apple went down today because it's a big dollar amount stock and makes a ton of economic sense to ring the register before year-end. why do i always say about apple? own it. shocker. how about citigroup? this company's crushed shareholders for many, many years, but this new management team, you've got to hand it to them for taking tough medicine right before the holidays, firing 11,000 people, shutting down underperforming operations around the globe. no, i don't want to work there, and i feel terrible at the layoffs. i've got a ton of friends over citi, but i would be happy if i was a shareholder. something we're asking of our politicians, they can't do that. but citigroup's management was willing to take the hard medicine for the shareholders. we hear endless negativity abo
rival google announced last summer that its new media streaming device called the nexus q is made in the u.s. speculation is rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture its former assembly plant in elk grove one possibility. although some see apple's decision as a public relations move, one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. this is also for the stakeholders. people on the ground actually working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low wages and low fuel costs were the main forces driving companies to start manufacturing overseas allen but over the decades we in that fuel costs are definitely up and wages in china as a result of some of this reporting of bad conditions there are on the rise 15 to 20% as well so it doesn't make as much economic sense as it used to. >> i'm sure consumers are wondering oh, yeah but does that mean all the apple products are going to cost more? will they raise prices on me is it. >> reporter: it's a competitive thing. they are getting a lot of mileage out of moving some manufacturing of one
. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >>> tonight the stunning and deeply shocking news from london where a nurse at the hospital where kate middleton was treated for morning sickness has taken her own life. the nurse who killed herself was the one who was tricked by prank call from two australian deejays earlier this week who pretended to be queen elizabeth and prince charles. it's a tragic turn of events. joining me is katie nicholl, correspondent for the mail on sunday. people are snickering, laughing a bit, and it's suddenly become a much more serious, awful tragedy. what do we actually know about this? >> reporter: well, i can sure you, piers, no one is snickering or laughing tonight. this story has taken a turn for the very, very worse. it's incredibly tragic. the news is that jacintha saldanha, the nurse who took the hoax call from those two deejays in australia and transferred it to the ward that catherine was staying on was found dead at her house this morning. she was living i
a report out they are losing share to google's android. there is also concern about capital gains taxes. apple has been such a great performer over the last couple years that if you believe capital gains taxes are going to go up this has been a big winner for you. that's selling now could save you a ton of money versus selling next year. it's kind of a couple different head winds but i love the story. i think it will be a small portion of mac manufacturing but, still, having any manufacturing coming back to the united states especially high tech manufacturing from a leading company like apple, i think sends a very, very strong and good message. >> brian, harold ford. good morning. >> good morning. >> the questions around apple and whether the competition from, you mentioned android, but what microsoft is doing and obviously other companies, how does that affect the stock price going forward? andy surfs on saying it is a good price for the stock. how do you think the market is interpreting this? >> two things, harold. they're good questions. number one, on the tax issue if we can get som
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